Gallery: Have a Garment With a Story? Participate in a “Local Wisdom” Phot...

“This groundbreaking project investigates how people use clothes, then harnesses this knowledge to drive fashion design,” Timo Rissanen, assistant professor of fashion design and sustainability at Parsons, explains. “While we have in many ways reached the limit in terms of the economic and environmental costs of fashion, there are no limits to the levels of enjoyment and satisfaction it can bring us. Uncovering the somewhat invisible craft of clothing use allows new kinds of engagement between producers and consumers of fashion.”

Read the rest of this entry »

Leave a Comment

Please keep your comments relevant to this blog entry. Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments.

Please note that gratuitous links to your site are viewed as spam and may result in removed comments.

Add your comments


Sign me up for weekly Ecouterre updates


Lost your password?

  • Welcome to, your online guide
    to the best ideas, innovations and emerging
    trends in eco fashion, sustainable style,
    organic beauty and ethical apparel.

    get the free Ecouterre newsletter

  • follow ecouterre on:

  • The EDUN Runway at New York Fashion Week Was a Brand New Start

  • Ecouterre on Facebook
  • Ecouterre Video

    The Latest Eco-Fashions from the Green Shows at New York Fashion Week

    The Green Shows at New York Fashion Week